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Meet our managerial team, the brains behind the Group’s innovations and creativity.


Nikolay Safonov

Board Member, ZIO-Zdorovye CJSC, General Director​

Graduated from the Polytechnic Institute of the Moscow Open University.

In 1996, he was appointed Deputy Head of the Podolsk city administration; in 2002, he was promoted to the First Deputy Head of the Podolsk city administration.

In 2005 he was elected to the post of General Director of Microwire Plant JSC.

On September 21, 2007 he was elected General Director of ZiO-Zdorovye Pharmaceutical Plant, CJSC.

In 1999 by Presidential Decree he was awarded the Medal of Order for Merit to the Nation 2nd degree, by Order of Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation No. 280p as of 12.09.2014 he was awarded the title “Honorary Chemist”.


  1. Medal of the Order “For Merit to the Fatherland”, II degree, 1999.
  2. Badge of Merit for the Moscow Region, 2001.
  3. Honorary title “Honorary Chemist”, 2014.
  4. Medal “For Merits in Commemoration of the Fallen Defenders of the Fatherland”, 2015.
  5. Certificate of Merit of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, 2016.
  6. Medal of the Order for Merit to the Fatherland, I degree, 2018.
  7. Badge of Venerable Sergius of Radonezh, 2018.
  8. Medal “In Memory of Heroes of the Fatherland”, 2019.
  9. Acknowledgement of the President of the Russian Federation, 2021


Honorary Citizen of Kuibyshev District. Kaluga Region.
Honorary Citizen of the Town of Podolsk. Moscow Region, 2015.

By decrees of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia he was awarded:

Order of the Russian Orthodox Church of St. Seraphim of Sarov, III degree, 2016.

Order of Saint Blessed Prince Daniel of Moscow, III Degree, 2021.

Vladimir Babiy

Chairman of the Board

Бабий ВЕ

He graduated from the Lvov Medical Institute and the Faculty of Economics at Lvov State University.

He has many years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and experience in production management and international business.

He has received numerous awards and decorations:

Medal “For Valour in Labour” K No. 661407

Badge of the Central Committee of the Komsomol “For active work in the Komsomol”.

Order of Venerable Sergius of Radonezh

Order of Kiev-Pechersk Lavra and many others.

From 15.03.2015 to the present — Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Charitable Foundation named after the Holy Prince Vladimir.

Ivan Konoplyannikov

Chairman of the Pharmeco Group Management Board

Graduated from the Russian State Medical University in 1993. Graduated from the Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics in 1993. He holds a second degree from the Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics in 2006.

He was the First Deputy to the CEO of Veropharm from 2003 to 2015. He has extensive experience in managerial positions in the pharmaceutical business since 1993. He is the winner of the Platinum Ounce 2007 pharmaceutical industry professional competition in the Manager of the Year category. He was appointed Chairman of the Management Board of Pharmeco Group in May 2018.

Mikhail Stepanov

IRWIN LLC, General Director

Mikhail Stepanov

Graduated from the St. Petersburg Polytechnic University in 1998 with a degree in strategic management.

From 2000 to 2015, he worked at Imperia-Pharma holding company, where he worked his way up from marketing manager to CEO.

In February 2016, he founded Pharmtechnologies LLC. On March 20, 2019 he was appointed General Director of IRWIN 2 LLC.

Tatiana Poluektova

Member of the Management Board, Pharmeco Group Chief Financial Officer

Tatiana Poluektova

Graduated from the Moscow University of Consumer Cooperation, Faculty of International Economic Relations.

She holds an Executive MBA from the School of Management of the University of Antwerp and the IBDA of the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration under the Government of the Russian Federation.

She is a current member of the Association of Chartered Accountants (Fellow ACCA).

She has experience in audit and corporate finance since 1994.  She has worked for companies such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, ICN Pharmaceuticals and Implementation Centre of Protek.

In July 2015, she was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Pharmeco Group.


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